It's appropriate that sport-loving Australians should celebrate the Australian Institute of Sport's 30th birthday on Australia Day. And AIS director Peter Fricker says the birthday is ''timely''. ''You get a sense that there's maturity about the AIS,'' he said. ''It has really established a pretty good platform of being a national centre of excellence."
The 13th of January in Austria marks the “one year to go” milestone for Innsbruck 2012! In one year exactly, the world’s best young athletes aged 14 to 18 will attend
The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has today pledged support of $100,000 to the Queensland Flood Relief Appeal. On behalf of the Olympic movement and all Australian Olympians, the AOC has pledged a donation consistent with its response to the Victorian Bushfire Appeal in 2009.
CoSport Australia, its parent company Jet Set Sports, and the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) today announced that CoSport Australia has extended its sponsorship of the AOC for the next two quadrennials through 2020 as the official and exclusive AOC provider of event tickets and hospitality packages for the Olympic Games.
With the new year almost upon us, it is timely to look back on 2010, what has been a big year for the Australian Olympic movement. In February, the 2010 Australian Olympic Winter Team recorded the nation’s best ever result at a Winter Olympics, winning two gold and one silver medal.
Australia have signed an agreement with Brazil to share knowledge on putting on the Olympics to help with Rio's preparations for the 2016 Games. In a joint statement, the governments of both countries said a memorandum of understanding was signed in the town of Foz de Iguacu ahead of a South American summit by the Mercosur bloc.
One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018
Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team
Did you know?
American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).
Did you know?
At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.